Hispanic Scholarship Fund

35 DAYS TILL DEADLINE! • Deadline - March 30th 2018.

Description The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available, on a competitive basis, to: High school seniors Undergraduate students (all years) Community college students transferring to four year universities Graduate Students AWARD Awards are based on merit; amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on relative need, among the Scholars selected. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Must be of Hispanic Heritage Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for High School Students Minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for College and Graduate Students Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university, or graduate school, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year) U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen (as defined by FAFSA) Complete FAFSA or state based financial aid application (if applicable) OTHER All majors and graduate fields accepted Emphasis on STEM majors

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